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Need for free school meals soars

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MORE than one in five pupils are now eligible for free school meals (FSM) following a steep rise during the pandemic, new government data...

Police and private security failed to apprehend Manchester bomber

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MANCHESTER Arena suicide bomber Salman Abedi should have been identified as a threat on the night of the atrocity by those in charge of...

Rcn Demands Immediate 12.5% Pay Rise For Nurses!

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HOUSE prices rose six times faster than NHS nurses’ pay in last decade. The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) says nurses’ wages are left in...

Met Police accused of ‘institutional corruption’ – over murder of Daniel Morgan

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AN independent panel has accused the Metropolitan Police of ‘a form of institutional corruption’ for concealing or denying failings over the unsolved murder of...

21st June ‘unlocking’ postponed – Johnson – Speaker condemns Johnson’s conduct

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WE CANNOT simply eliminate Covid, we must be able to learn to live with it,’ Tory PM Boris Johnson said in announcing a delay...

Still no justice for Grenfell!!

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AHEAD of today’s fourth anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire of 14th June 2017, survivors and bereaved relatives have condemned the lack of progress...

Ealing strikers demand indefinite action

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EALING Parking Services workers were on the picket line outside Ealing Town Hall yesterday on the third day of three days of strike action...

Chinese Rover sends back Mars ‘selfie’!

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LAST WEEK, US President Joe Biden signed an Executive Order to enhance and extend a Trump-era ban on investments with 59 Chinese companies, barring...

Revolutionary General Strike in Greece!

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ATHENS – Tens of thousands of workers and students marched in all main cities of Greece last Thursday in a 24-hour general strike against...

Hancock ‘lying over PPE’ alleges GMB – Probed by committees over 127,000 deaths!

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TORY Health Secretary Matt Hancock was ‘lying through his teeth to MPs when he claimed there was no Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) shortage during...

Cabinet Minister Gove Broke The Law Rules The High Court!

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THE HIGH Court has ruled that the Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove broke the law by acting with ‘apparent bias’ in handing a £560,000...

Serco hospital workers are set to strike!

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PATIENTS at the Royal London hospital in Whitechapel, East London, are facing the prospect of ‘food chaos’ later this month, after workers employed by...

‘Treated appallingly by Home Office’ – had passport taken and threatened with forcible removal

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A MAN who had lived legally in the UK since 1962 had his passport confiscated and was threatened with forcible removal from the UK,...

Pm Johnson Facing Defeat On Foreign Aid Budget Cut

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THE JOHNSON government faces a substantial rebellion in the House of Commons today and it could be facing defeat, with more than 30 Tory...

Greek Seafarers National Strike!

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GREEK seafarers of the PENEN trade union (deck hands) staged a most important national strike last Thursday morning against a government Bill which wipes...

Refugees unlawfully imprisoned in Napier – High Court rules Home Office broke the law!

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IN A CRITICAL and damning judgment, the Home Office’s decision to house asylum seekers who had made it across the Channel in a ‘squalid’...

Ealing strikers in high spirits

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THERE were high spirits on the parking services workers’ picket line outside Ealing Town Hall in west London yesterday morning, with dhol drummers keeping...

Sack Serco demand Ealing Unite strikers

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EALING Council Parking Services workers are striking again today and tomorrow demanding that Ealing Council sacks the Serco public services privateer and takes their...

70 schools built with flammable insulation

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MORE than 70 schools have been built using combustible insulation since the material was banned on high-rise apartment blocks after the Grenfell Tower disaster,...

Biden opts for super-inflation!

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US President Joe Biden has released his first annual budget – a $6tn (£4.2tn) spending plan that includes steep tax increases. The bumper proposal would...

ICC MUST HOLD THE ISRAELI LEADERS AND SOLDIERS ACCOUNTABLE! says Human Rights Monitor

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A NEW report documenting several violations of international humanitarian law committed by Israel during its recent military attack on the Gaza Strip from 10-21...

‘Probe Johnson for corporate manslaughter’ – Labour MP – Care home incompetence led to...

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‘WHEN will the Prime Minister and others be investigated by the police for alleged corporate manslaughter and why did they not follow the example...

Palestinians Evicted From Their Homes!

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JERUSALEM – Israeli police yesterday morning quelled a rally against the forced expulsions of Palestinian families from the Batn al-Hawa area of Silwan in...

President Abbas meets Blinken in Ramallah!

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‘WE THANK the US for the support given to the State of Palestine,’ President Mahmoud Abbas said yesterday at a joint press conference with...

Liberty to sell steel plant 5,000 jobs in the balance – Nationalise the entire...

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FIVE THOUSAND steel jobs hang in the balance as steel giant Liberty announced plans to sell its plant in Stocksbridge, Sheffield, as part of...

END OCCUPATION – demands the Palestinian Prime Minister Shtayyeh

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PALESTINIAN Prime Minister Mohammad Shtay-yeh yesterday called for a serious track to end the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories and establish the Palestinian...

250,000 UK Workers And Youth March For Liberation Of Palestine

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A QUARTER of a million, mainly young people, marched from Victoria Embankment to Hyde Park in London on Saturday afternoon, demanding trade union action...

Charge Israel with Gaza war crimes! – Palestinian PM Shtayyeh pledges to file...

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PALESTINIAN premier Mohammad Shtayyeh yesterday pledged to file charges with the International Criminal Court (ICC) against Israeli leaders responsible for the Gaza onslaught. This came...

‘End the criminal Israeli occupation’ – Palestinian Foreign Minister al-Maliki addresses the UN

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THE international community has a responsibility ‘to put an end to Israel’s aggression on our homeland, and to enable our people to establish our...

TUC stands with Palestine – TUC statement declaring solidarity with Palestine

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THE TUC stands in solidarity with all Palestinian workers and the Palestinian General Federation of Trade Unions (PGFTU) who on Tuesday took part in...

Manchester bus strikers huge victory!

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‘THIS MUST be the end of “fire and rehire”. We now have a collectively bargained agreement,’ Unite NW-54 Branches Communities Rep Sam Harvey told...

Israel strikes Lebanon during Palestinian General Strike

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DOZENS of air strikes pounded Gaza yesterday while a new front in the conflict opened up as the Israeli military also shelled Lebanon in...

General strike across Palestine today! ‘Recall Israeli ambassadors’ – Palestinian PM Shtayyeh

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A GENERAL strike has been called for today across the whole of Palestine. The call began from Palestinians living and working in Israel and was...

202 Palestinians killed & 5,588 are injured by Israeli aggression

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THE Palestinian Ministry of Health (MoH) announced on Sunday afternoon that a total of 202 Palestinians have been killed and 5,588 others injured by...

Israel Slaughters Gaza Women And Children!

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A PALESTINIAN mother and her three children were among the ten latest victims of the ongoing Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip. A barrage of...

Israel steps up bombardment of Gaza

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ISRAELI fighter jets continued bombarding high-rise buildings and other targets in the Gaza Strip using F-15 fighter jets yesterday, as Palestinians marked the Eid...

Five Days Of Strike Action At Metroline

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LONDON bus operator Metroline’s decision not to permanently drop its controversial ‘remote sign-on’ policy will lead to five days of strike action that will...

59 killed & 296 wounded in Israeli attack on Gaza

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THREE days of Israeli bombardment of the Gaza Strip left 59 Palestinians dead by noon yesterday local time, including 14 children and three women,...

‘Nasty & repressive side of the government is revealed’ – Unite and GMB react...

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RESPONDING to yesterday’s Queen’s Speech, the Unite union’s general secretary Len McCluskey said: ‘This Queen’s Speech reveals the nasty, repressive side of this government. ‘The...

Fresh Intifada erupts over Jerusalem

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RIGHT-wing Zionists who planned a march through Jerusalem yesterday were forced to call it off. They planned to mark the beginning of the occupation of...

Johnson Calls A UK Summit – As Starmer Refuses To Resign!

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TORY Prime Minister Boris Johnson has invited the SNP’s Nicola Sturgeon and the Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford, to a ‘Team UK’ summit. Johnson congratulated...

Labour is hit for six in Hartlepool

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STARMER’S LABOUR Party has been hit for six in the Hartlepool by-election, with a Tory MP elected for the first time in the current...

Windrush victim wins right to unite her family – High Court rules Home...

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THE HIGH COURT ruled yesterday that the Home Office unlawfully prevented the family of Trinidadian national Lynda Mahabir, who came to the UK aged...

Norwich City Council to strike!

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WORKERS who carry out vital services for Norwich City Council have overwhelmingly voted for industrial action. In the Unite ballot 83% of the workers backed...

UCU calls global boycott of Leicester University

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THE UNIVERSITY and College Union (UCU) yesterday announced a global boycott of the University of Leicester as the union hit the institution with the...